Author: Stefanie Groll


Stefanie Groll

Stefanie Groll is the Head of Department for Environmental Policy and Sustainability at the headquarters of the Heinrich Böll Foundation. Her main focus is the promotion of the German energy transition and questions regarding the decarbonization of the economy. Stefanie is active in the anti-coal and climate movement in Germany. She holds a PhD in political science and is a communications expert.

Proposal for a German coal phase-out

A proposal by energy think tank Agora Energiewende for phasing out coal in Germany by 2040 aims for a grand political compromise. It is well-considered in terms of policy, yet a viable coal consensus will nevertheless require continued pressure from the bottom up, finds Stefanie Groll.

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